cervical cancer

Contracting HPV From Oral Sex Can Make You Seven Times Likelier To Develop Head And Neck Cancer

A massive medical study – of 96,000 participants over 4 years – has shown that if you contract HPV via oral sex, you’re at least seven times more likely to

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Most Americans Don’t Know What The HPV Vaccine Does

… other than turn the adolescent girls who get it into raging sluts, that is. [Think Progress]
Breaking news: wealthy women are able to financially support their husbands…

Jessica Wakeman | December 9, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Finally Some Good News: HPV Vaccine Has Been Incredibly Effective

Since the introduction of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil in 2006, infections in women and girls have been by more than half. This statistic exceeds the expectations of researchers and…

Mary Odell | June 20, 2013 - 10:40 am

Today’s Lady News: Young Women Aren’t Completing HPV Vaccinations

The amount of young women completing the three vaccinations required for the HPV vaccine is not only low, but also dropping. The journal Cancer has published a report saying…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Kindly Inform Your Ladybusiness That Pap Smear Guidelines Have Changed

Important news about your vagina: the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says that instead of annual Pap smears, you can now get screened for cervical cancer every three years.

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: “You’re A Know-It-All”

Yesterday, I posted an open call for emails from people I’ve given (published) advice to here in the past to let me know whether they followed my advice and/or the…

Wendy Atterberry | June 17, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Kathy Griffin’s Poolside Pap Smear

If you’re twiddling your thumbs in L.A. today, have we got the plans for you! Kathy Griffin is getting a poolside Pap smear at the Palomar Hotel for her show,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Did This Cervical Cancer Commercial Get Your Attention During The Oscars?

The Academy Awards are Hollywood’s Super Bowl, and just like during the big game, some noteworthy commercials aired during last night’s show. This one starts off like any…

Catherine Strawn | March 8, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: $2 Cervical Cancer Test Could Cut Deaths By 100K

British scientists say a $2 cervical cancer test could help prevent up to 100,000 deaths a year by women in developing countries. Cervical cancer is the #1 cause of death…

Jessica Wakeman | January 15, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Send Your Bestie An HPV E-Card. No, Really.

Did you know that January is Cervical Health Awareness Month? Yeah, me neither. Luckily the folks at Some E-Cards are all up on it. Since HPV is the leading cause…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 8, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Frisky Rant: Recommending Fewer Pap Smears Is Just Plain Nuts

I’m sorry, but are our country’s medical agencies smoking something? Just a few days after new breast cancer screening guidelines recommended mammograms only for women 50 and older and declared…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | November 20, 2009 - 3:00 pm
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